Mendoza School of Business

Centenary Conference

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March 30, 2023 - April 1, 2023

2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the business school at Notre Dame. As part of our centennial celebrations, we are hosting a conference titled “Growing the Good in Business for the Next 100 Years.” (“Grow the Good in Business” is the Mendoza College of Business’s motto.) The conference will explore the directions that business education within a Catholic institution of higher education should take over the century to come.


Thursday, March 30, 2023

6:00 p.m. Opening Dinner (Invitation Only)

7:30 p.m. Opening Plenary Discussion: “Maintaining Spiritual Values in the Workplace”

Sandeep Mazumder, Baylor Hankamer School of Business

Room: McKenna 215/216

Friday, March 31, 2023

8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m. Session 1: “Growing the Good in Finance”

Charlie Calomiris, Columbia Business School

Martijn Cremers, University of Notre Dame 

Chair: Kristen Collett- Schmitt, University of Notre Dame

Room: McKenna 205/206/207

10:30 a.m. Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. Session 2: “Growing the Good in Management”

Lloyd Sandelands, University of Michigan

Alejo Sison, Universidad de Navarra  

Chair: Ann Tenbrunsel, University of Notre Dame

Room: McKenna 205/206/207

12:30 p.m. Lunch: “What Do Business Leaders Want from Business Education?”

Sanda Ojiambo, United Nations Global Compact

Introduction: Fr. Ollie Williams

Room: McKenna 215/216

1:30p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Session 3: “Growing the Good in Technology.”

Jorge Mejia, Indiana University

Lauren Rhue, University of Maryland

Tim Weninger, University of Notre Dame

Chair: Nick Berente, University of Notre Dame

Room: McKenna 205/206/207

3:30 p.m. Tour of campus and Mass (optional).

6:00 p.m. Closing Dinner (Invitation Only)

7:30 p.m. Closing Plenary Discussion: “Growing the Good in Business for the Next 100 Years”


Sally Blount, Northwestern University, Catholic Charities of Chicago

Room: McKenna 215/216

Saturday, April 1, 2023

8:00am Breakfast (On Your Own)

9:00am Session 4: “Growing the Good in Business Ethics and Society.”

Mary Hirschfeld, University of Notre Dame

Candace Vogler, University of Chicago

Chair: Fr. Ollie Williams, University of Notre Dame

Room: McKenna 205/206/207

10:30am Open Discussion: What Have We Learned

Discussion Leader: Andreas Widmer, CUA

11:30am Closing remarks: Dean Martijn Cremers, Notre Dame

11:45am Boxed Lunches


March 30, 2023
April 1, 2023
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McKenna Hall